Following the government easing some of the lockdown restrictions, we have received confirmation from the ECB that we can now start to open up the nets at Woodbridge Road. We do, however, need to put in some very strict rules & safety procedures before they can be used. We are just sorting out how it can all work and will hopefully have everything in place by the weekend. In the meantime, please don’t turn up at the ground to ... Continue reading →
Surrey Championship 2020 Interim Update
The Surrey Championship published the following update on 9th May:
As we have now reached the milestone of what should have been the first day of the 2020 league campaign, we are sending a very different pre-season check-in. We truly hope that first and foremost this update finds you and yours all safe & well.
We continue ... Continue reading →
An evening with the Bicknells
Monday 11 May, 8pm
This Monday the club is delighted to be hosting a Q & A evening with Darren & Martin Bicknell from 8pm on Zoom. You will be able to log on from 7.50pm and the event will last approximately one hour.
The Zoom meeting ID is 845-5862-0127
You will be able to ask questions on the ... Continue reading →
Ongoing suspension of recreational cricket
Following the ECB’s recent announcement that no professional cricket will be played in England & Wales until at least 1st July, it was also confirmed that recreational cricket remains suspended until further notice.
You can read the full statement from the ECB here.
You may also have seen an interview with Dominic Raab on the Andrew Marr show, who said the following when asked if there was any chance of smaller sporting clubs being ... Continue reading →
Given this advice to postpone the AGM, it seems a good opportunity to provide you with a general Club update.
Currently, we have no idea when the 2020 season will start which is clearly a great disappointment to us all – recreational cricket is suspended indefinitely. However, it is far more important that all our members and families are keeping as well as they can and getting all the help and assistance they need. You will be pleased to know that ... Continue reading →
Further to the various messages you have already received, I thought it worth summarising the current situation. Overall, we are following Government, ECB and Surrey Cricket Foundation guidance and instructions. The position is;
– County cricket will not start, at the earliest, before May 28th. Continue reading →
– The Surrey cricket festival (Surrey v Northants) at WR has been cancelled.
– The Guildford Beer Festival at WR has been cancelled
– The ECB has decided that all forms of recreational cricket is ...
Laws of Cricket 2017 Code
Summary of changes
A new Code of the Laws of Cricket has been drafted and approved by the M.C.C. Committee. The Code, to be titled Laws of Cricket 2017 Code will come into force on 1st October 2017. The last time that a new Code of Laws was written was in 2000. With the way the game has evolved since then, there have been 6 Editions of that Code, with changes made in 2003, 2008, 2010, 2013 ... Continue reading →
Above: Guildford U21s maintained their excellent record in the Surrey Trust League by claiming the tier one title at Holloway Hill.
Welcome to our latest newsletter, which looks back on the summer just gone and highlights many of the activities going on in and around Woodbridge Road.
Director of Cricket
Guildford are seeking the club’s first director of cricket.
This successful applicant’s task will be to develop and harness the talent within the club, develop a coaching programme for ... Continue reading →
The Junior Club celebrated their achievements of 2019 with an Awards Evening earlier in September.
The awards were presented by two Surrey stars, Will Jacks (a former Guildford junior) and Jamie Smith.
GCC Junior Club Awards 2019
U15 Batsman 2019
U15 Bowler 2019
U15 Manager’s Award 2019
Five Wicket Haul 2019
Most Enthusiastic Player 2019
U14 Batsman 2019
U14 Bowler 2019
U14 Manager’s Award 2019
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Above: Three U15s – Toby, Shoaib and Jevan – who represented Surrey Schools at the Kia Oval recently
Cricket week is coming
Book those days off, here comes the 2019 Cricket Week.
In a five-day extravaganza which puts Wimbledon, Henley and Royal Ascot into the shade, Woodbridge Road will be throbbing with players of all ages and abilities.
It launches on Monday July 29 with an U19 Surrey Vitality T20 clash between Guildford and Cranleigh, from 2.30pm, followed by a ... Continue reading →